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Rebecca Dixon

Rebecca Dixon is a policy analyst and staff attorney with the National Employment Law Project (NELP). Rebecca is a Duke University trained lawyer who headed up a 2010-2011 national campaign that changed unemployment insurance laws in 34 states, expanding unemployment insurance to more than 200,000 women and low-wage workers. Rebecca is also a Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Fellow of the Insight Center for Community Economic Development and the Op-Ed Project.

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Bigger hurdles, than dismal job growth for unemployed

One study that sampled online job posts found more than 150 “unemployed-need-not-apply” job ads across a wide range of industries, in what may be only the tip of the iceberg.